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Re: Bug#505968: ITP: urlwatch -- email notifications of changes to URLs

> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 10:23:28PM +1300, Francois Marier wrote:
> > The script works out of a single directory, so no need to install
> > anything. State files are kept in the same folder.
> ...except you are packaging it, so you'll need to install the .deb,
> right? I don't think this sentence belongs in the package description.

You're right, it won't be part of the package description :)

> Also, where do you intend for the urls.txt and state information to be
> saved? the upstream script does
>	os.chdir(os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])))
> and then writes stuff in the CWD, which would not be appropriate for a
> package (since you'd have the script in /usr/bin).

The latest version of the upstream tarball has per-user config variables, so
every user will be able to have their own "watch file".


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